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Hi. Another day, another problem.

So, when i play BC2 i can sometimes get around 5 minutes of game play in when BC2 decides to not let me play any more, when i get a blank screen with some weird ass stripes going up & down. the colors probably don't matter but its a black background & brown stripes.

Sometimes the sounds work fine after the screen goes out, i keep hearing explosions and gunfire, but sometimes it starts looping.

I don't think it's my CPU OC, it failing shouldn't do this to my screen, should it?

Also, i've tested my GPU OC by running GPUTools stability tests for 15 minutes, and have got no artifacts.

I imagine it is most likely my GPU, but i have no idea what to do at the moment
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Did you check out this thread?

http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/96...l#post12704643

A lot of people have been having crashes lately.

Also, did you just OC your graphics card? Because if it was working fine before and now isn't, that could be your culprit.
    
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Did you check out this thread?

http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/96...l#post12704643

A lot of people have been having crashes lately.

Also, did you just OC your graphics card? Because if it was working fine before and now isn't, that could be your culprit.
Nope, it has been OC'd long before, although i just recently raised my memory clock to 1415.
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Nope, it has been OC'd long before, although i just recently raised my memory clock to 1415.
Well as long as you've been able to play for extended periods with your current overclock I suppose we can rule that out. I'd read through that thread, at least. There are about 50 billion things that cause BFBC2 to crash - I get random CTDs once in a while, and just had about three days where I couldn't play more than 20 minutes without a hard lock.
    
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The problem causing your crash is REMOVEwat software for windows 7 activation,punkbuster detects this software and crashes your pc while playing,assuming you don't have a genuine windows 7,if you do than as Falconkaji said above the problems can be in the number of millions.
Edited by fonzye - 3/16/11 at 7:28am
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It is obviously a non stable overclock of your 5770 memory.
What you see on your screen is simply a lock up because your VRAM (graphic memory) isn't stable : either not enough voltage or overheating.

I would go overheating at this point.


Try to bakc off on your GPU overclock : put it back to stock and retest.
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It is obviously a non stable overclock of your 5770 memory.
What you see on your screen is simply a lock up because your VRAM (graphic memory) isn't stable : either not enough voltage or overheating.

I would go overheating at this point.


Try to bakc off on your GPU overclock : put it back to stock and retest.
I'll push back the OC a bit, just till my last OC setup, which worked FINE.
Also, removeWAT never crashed BC2 before, why would it do it now?

Also, my GPU has never gone above 60C
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I'll push back the OC a bit, just till my last OC setup, which worked FINE.
Also, removeWAT never crashed BC2 before, why would it do it now?

Also, my GPU has never gone above 60C
Trust me I had the same problem with removewat,that software is not good at all for punkbuster and bc2.
Remove your removewat and activate it with another "software" that makes windows 7 genuine.
I had the same problems,after i reinstalled windows 7 and activate it with another software,bc2 never crashed.
I tought that the problem is my overclock,neeeh you are just wasting time,the real problem is removewat.
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Trust me I had the same problem with removewat,that software is not good at all for punkbuster and bc2.
Remove your removewat and activate it with another "software" that makes windows 7 genuine.
I had the same problems,after i reinstalled windows 7 and activate it with another software,bc2 never crashed.
I tought that the problem is my overclock,neeeh you are just wasting time,the real problem is removewat.
Ah feck... if the other stuff don't work, i'll reinstall win7... however, can you PM me a link to the software you used?
Since i don't think links to "that" sort of software are allowed...
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Everyone should get Windows Genuine to avoid problem like this...

My bad if your issue was windows related.
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